Kipman Believes Kinect is the “First Step in Making Technology Disappear”

Alex Kipman, the brainchild behind Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 believes that people haven’t realized that technology is “luring them away from humanity,” but that Kinect could be the beginning of a shift in the industry toward a “more human path.” “Kinect is an inflection point in that journey,” he said. “It’s the first step in making technology disappear – and…

Kinect for Windows Update 1.5 Released to Recognize ‘Seating Apps’ and Brings 3D Improvements

Microsoft have released version 1.5 of the Kinect for Windows which adds more capabilities for developers to make use of. Microsoft added the Kinect Studio which will benefit developers with recording and playing back, the Face Tracking SDK to provide a real-time 3D mesh of facial features and some coding improvements. The skeletal capabilities have also been expanded and improved which can now be tracked…

Zumba Fitness Rush | Video Review

This is what happens when you ask someone (recently bitten by a zombie) to do a video review which requires a level of rhythm…  It’s not pretty. If you prefer reading to watching – we can be pleasing you too with a summary… Developer: 505games Publisher: Majesco For fans of: Dance Central; Dancing; Fitness; Exercise; Kinect Reviewed on: Xbox 360 Kinect If we had…

Job Advert Points to Skype and Xbox Collaboration

GamesIndustryBiz has spotted a job advert that suggests Skype could be collaborating with Xbox. Skype is looking to hire a Software Development Engineer for their London office who would be involved in helping to build the “next generations” of their products and technology. “As a member of the Skype Xbox Engineering Team in London, you will have a strong technical background developing client…

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to Get Xbox 360 Kinect Support Later This Month

It should come as no surprise after hearing that Bethesda trademarked ‘Fus Ro Dah’ what their intentions were. The shouting command from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is to be used as part of  the Kinect support the rpg is to receive soon. The free update will bring support for up to 200 voice commands including the famous dragon shouts. Bethesda say…